Inside March 2017


The New Stacks in Town

BY Anna SimetA state-of-the-art, waste-to-energy plant at Dublin’s Poolbeg Peninsula is readying to fire up. Built by Covanta Energy Inc., the facility will generate enough power for 80,000 homes, and eventually, district heat as well. READ MORE

True Sustainability in Pine Bluff

BY Katie FletcherWhile pellets produced at Highland Pellets’ new facility leave for overseas, the benefits remain in the surrounding community of Pine Bluff, Arkansas. READ MORE


Commercial Proving Grounds

BY Ron KotrbaWith help from investors, Cielo Waste Solutions Corp. plans to fast-track deployment of its renewable diesel technology at a shuttered, gutted biodiesel plant in Alberta. READ MORE

North Central Area’s Biomass Reboot

BY Tim PortzAfter 30-plus years of operation, a biomass heating system at a school in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula was replaced by the company that originally built it. READ MORE


Biologicals and BMPS: A Modern Digester's Blueprint for Success

BY Will CharltonEnsuring a digester has the right bacteria to work in conjecture with methanogens can lead to higher-than-anticipated yields and a more profitable operation. READ MORE